Video games: 2023 calendar of the most anticipated games


The past two years have been tough for the video game industry. Indeed, the Covid-19 pandemic has halted development and led to the postponement of several flagship titles. A condition that makes 2023 a great vintage with many releases. Here are all the big PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and PC games coming in 2023.

Fire Emblem Engage (Nintendo Switch)

Release date: January 20

The first big video game of 2023 is the flagship title. It is a continuation of employment Three HousesReleased in 2019, a huge RPG where players can spend more than 100 hours exploring everything. Three Houses was acclaimed by critics and Engagedit should restore the scale and magic of its predecessor.

Nintendo

Forgotten (PS5, PC)

Release Date: January 24th

Reactions to the demo forgotten was mixed with praise and criticism. But this is Square Enix’s new achievement, so it deserves our full attention.forgotten made by its creators Final fantasy 15, it becomes clear when you see this action in real time. The game will launch on PC and PS5, where it will be a console exclusive for at least two years.

Square-Enix

Hogwarts Legacy: Hogwarts Legacy (PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: February 10

This RPG set in the Harry Potter universe was first announced in 2020 with an expected release date of 2021. It was later postponed to 2022 and then to 2023. Its final release date is February 10. The concept is enticing: a huge open-world game set in the most famous wizarding school. PS4 and Xbox One versions The legacy of Hogwarts On April 4, the Switch version will be released on July 25.

EA

Horizon Call of the Mountain (PSVR 2)

Release date: February 22

This year, Sony will focus on virtual reality with the PlayStation VR2 headset and content to impress. The Japanese firm is particularly trusted The Bell of Horizon Mountainvirtual reality spin-offHorizon Zero Dawn and D’Horizon Forbidden West. You will play as Ryas, a member of the Carja tribe who hunts with a bow. The Bell of the Mountain It will launch on February 22 with PlayStation VR2.

Guerrilla Games

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release Date: March 3rd

Wo Long: A Fallen DynastyTeam Ninja, developed by the team behind the popular Ninja Gaiden and an even more popular franchise nioh. Wo Long is set during the Three Kingdoms period of Chinese history, around 220 AD, and features many fantastic beasts to battle. whom niohseems to be inspired by it Dark Souls.

Resident Evil 4 Remake (PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: March 24

After the resounding success Resident Evil 2 Remake, Capcom puts the cover back. Originally released only on GameCube in 2005, Resident Evil 4 is the most popular title in the illustrious franchise. If you’ve never played it Resident Evil 4and if Capcom knew how to do it for this game, why did it Resident Evil 2this will be a must have title.

Capcom

Crime Boss: Rockay City (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S)

Release date: March 28

We know Rockstar is evolving Grand Theft Auto 6but it is still a long way off. Crime Chief: Rockay City, from 505 Games, is clearly inspired by GTA and could fill the void while waiting for the next installment in the saga to be released. This is a first-person game about turf wars in Florida in the 1990s. Its casting included many personalities: Michael Madson (Kill Bill) plays Travis Barker, the supporting cast includes Kim Basinger, Danny Trejo, Chuck Norris and Vanilla Ice.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Switch)

Release date: May 12

The Legend of Zeldais one of the most well-known franchises, and Breath of the WildReleased in 2017, it is undoubtedly one of the best games of all time. Nintendo has a habit of delaying Zeldas. Tears of the kingdom it has already been withdrawn once, I hope the date of May 12 will remain.

Nintendo

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (PS5, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: May 26

Developed by Rocksteady, the studio behind the trilogy Arkham, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Includes four members of the Suicide Squad (Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang and King Shark) and Kevin Conroy’s last recorded performance as Batman.

Warner Bros. Games/Rocksteady Studios

Street Fighter 6 (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: June 2

street fighter 6is the franchise’s first major title since 2016, so we’re expecting significantly improved graphics. There will also be five new characters. Also on the menu is a solo adventure mode and live commentary. But most importantly, the Street Fighter series is built on a solid, over-engineered combat system that’s simple enough for beginners to enjoy, yet deep enough for even the most seasoned fighters to master for years. If this balance is maintained, this game should be a real hit.

Capcom

Diablo 4 (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: June 6

At least that’s what we can say Diablo 4 it was long overdue. Announced in 2019, it was largely delayed due to the pandemic.

Activision Blizzard

Final Fantasy 16 (PS5)

Release date: June 22

This is a fact Final Fantasy coming to the next generation of consoles is reason enough to make this game a huge cultural event. (This will be a PS5 exclusive until the end of the year). It could also be the first of two major releasesFinal Fantasy with the continuation of this year Final Fantasy 7 remake It may happen during the holiday season, but it is unlikely.

Square-Enix

Hollow Knight: Silksong (Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: first half of 2023

released in 2017, The Hollow Knight hailed as one of the best Metroid games. With the 2023 release, indie developer Team Cherry has overhauled everything. You’ll play as a different character, a boss fight from the original game, but the core gameplay remains the same.

Cherry team

Redfall (PC, Xbox Series X|S)

Release date: first half of 2023

red autumnlooks like a mixture the loop of death and Our last. The action takes place in the fictional town of Redfall, Massachusetts, which is doing well until a group of vampires take over and cut it off from the outside world. whom Our lastyou will discover a city full of relics, but the game takes place in a more eccentric atmosphere. the loop of death. It is not surprising to know this red autumn developed by its creators’ sister studio Arkane Austin the loop of deathArcane Lyon.

Forza Motorsport (Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: second half of 2023

Forza Horizonbrought the open-world exploration of the automotive franchise to the Xbox Series X|S. In 2023 Forza Motorsport a return to the origin of the driving simulation function. This game will be closer Gran Turismo 7, released last year on the PS5, changed open paths for circuits. A little more sophistication and professionalism in perspective.

Microsoft

Starfield (Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: first half of 2023

It was originally scheduled for release on November 11, 2022. Starfieldpushed back First half of 2023 “. This title is from the Bethesda studio we owe Skyrim and Fallout 4, will feature 1,000 planets to explore. If it lives up to expectations, it could be one of the most prominent titles of 2023 and beyond.

Bethesda

Assassin’s Creed Mirage (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC)

Release date: 2023

Ubisoft takes an unusual approach Assassin’s Creed Mirage. After years of “bigger is better,” Ubisoft has scaled back the game and started trying the opposite approach. During the presentationAssassin’s Creed Mirageeditor noted that ” a shorter and more story-driven game than the last installments in the series“. The action takes place in Baghdad in the 9th century, several decades before Valhalla, and the play features Basim, who played a secondary role.

Ubisoft

Lies of P (PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S)

Release date: 2023

P’s liesis an RPG that follows the story of Pinocchio immersed in a typical universe Dark Souls. The goal is to fight Geppetto through a hostile city.

Spider-Man 2 (PS5)

Release date: Fall 2023

the Spider-Man It scored 8.7 on Metacritic in 2018 and topped it Arkham City becoming the best selling superhero game of all time. Spiderman 2 It will launch in late 2023, exclusively on PS5, and will feature Peter Parker and Miles Morales. Spider-men will have to join forces in this game to fight Venom.

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CNET.com article adapted from CNETFrance

Image: Microsoft/Bethesda Game Studios

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